night-blooming cereus

(redirected from night-blooming cereuses)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

night-blooming cereus:

see cactuscactus,
any plant of the family Cactaceae, a large group of succulents found almost entirely in the New World. A cactus plant is conspicuous for its fleshy green stem, which performs the functions of leaves (commonly insignificant or absent), and for the spines (not always
..... Click the link for more information.
.

night-blooming cereus

symbol of fading loveliness; blooms briefly. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
See: Brevity